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Isaacson’s LEONARDO Bio is #1 Bestseller in 1st Week.  Will Teach at Tulane. →  November 28, 2017 0

We caught up with Walter Isaacson ’74 recently at the Signet Society in Cambridge, MA. Walter was in town promoting his new biography of Leonardo DaVinci, the #1 New York Times bestseller in only its first week of publication. Walter is stepping down as president of The Aspen Institute, a position he has held since 2003. […]

2017 New Year’s Honours for Roger Bannister →  January 18, 2017 0

Congratulations to Sir Roger Bannister, CBE, former Master (1985-1993) and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, who was made a Companion of Honour for services to sport in the New Year’s Honours list for 2017.  Sir Roger, 87, becomes one of only 54 living people to have received the honor. ‘I have always been astonishingly lucky […]

DICK LUGAR ’54 AWARDED THE 2016 FULBRIGHT PRIZE →  November 24, 2016 0

    Sen. Richard Lugar ’54 has won the prestigious 2016 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding.  The Fulbright Prize is named in honor of another illustrious Pembrokian, the late Sen. J. William Fulbright 1925. The prize is awarded by the Fulbright Society for distinction in any field which exemplifies the ideals of Sen. Fulbright in promoting […]

MICHELLE PELUSO ‘93 Appointed Chief Marketing Officer of IBM →  November 15, 2016 0

Michelle Peluso, ‘93, a former Trustee of the Pembroke College Foundation, has been appointed IBM’s first-ever Chief Marketing Officer. Michelle was formerly CEO of Gilt, the luxury ecommerce company.  Before that she served as global consumer chief marketing and internet officer at Citigroup, and as CEO of the travel site Travelocity. Michelle has served as a […]

The Smithsonian Honors Oxford— Calls Pembroke “The Gateway to Oxford University” →  November 2, 2016 0

  Pembroke College was heralded as the Smithsonian Institution’s “Gateway to Oxford University” at a gala reception held the evening of October 19 at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington. Julian Raby, the distinguished Director of the Smithsonian’s Sackler and Freer Galleries of Art, in the evening’s keynote remarks praised the close and growing relationship between […]

Oxford On Top →  September 27, 2016 0

Great news! Oxford is the first UK university to top the World University Rankings for 2016. To learn more, click here

Pembroke’s Dr. Adrian Gregory on the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme (video) →  July 5, 2016 0

  Pembroke’s celebrated historian Dr. Adrian Gregory reflects on the First World War and the remembrance on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme in this video. http://www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk/culture/videos-podcasts-galleries/oxford-great-war      

TIM GRIFFIN ’90 ELECTED ARKANSAS LT. GOVERNOR →  January 8, 2015 0

Pembroke’s Tim Griffin ’90 was overwhelmingly elected Arkansas’ Lieutenant Governor on November 4. Tim defeated Democrat John Burkhalter and Libertarian Chris Olson. Tim, a two term congressman, succeeded former Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, who resigned last year amid an ethics investigation. Tim is keeping up something of a Pembroke tradition – Win Rockefeller ’69, […]

Isaacson On…The Innovators →  October 24, 2014 0

Our own prolific – and prodigious – Walter Isaacson ’74 is out with a great new book. The Innovators, something of a sequel to his best-selling biography of Steve Jobs, is the fascinating story of the people who created the computer and the Internet, or as Walter puts it in his subtitle, “how a group […]

Michelle Peluso ’93 Appointed To Nike Board Of Directors →  June 1, 2014 0

Michelle Peluso ’93 has been named to the Board of Directors of NIKE, Inc., the Beaverton, Oregon-based designer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories. “Michelle’s leadership experience in marketing, branding, innovation and digital media for global brands makes her an outstanding addition to our board,” said Philip Knight, NIKE co-founder and chairman, in […]